Principal Project Manager

Requisition Number:  5984
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co
Location: 

Madison, PA, US, 15663

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

 

This Principal Project Manager position is with Westinghouse Reactor Services group specifically specializing in Fuel Services work where the project team reconstitutes nuclear fuel, uses various Non-Destructive Examinations (NDE) methodologies to validate fuel integrity and/or cleans fuel through ultrasonic means at operating and new construction power plants.  Responsible for all project management processes on high complexity projects.  Supervise medium team sizes (average 10-20 person team members) which may include project controls and crew supervisors.   May serve as a Technical Inputs Lead for the medium to large complexity proposal projects as assigned.  Customer interaction and interface will occur daily while on the job site.  Project durations are variable; 5 days to 2 months with some extended travel opportunities to interested personnel.  Projects occur throughout the year and the successful candidates can contribute to multiple projects each year as the primary project manager, backshift project manager or shift supervisor.  All project management is performed in accordance with the established Westinghouse policies, procedures, systems, and requirements. 

 

Your Day to Day:

  • Complete all aspects of planning process including authoring project plans and developing scope, schedule, and cost baselines.
  • Based on project plan, follow department protocols for acquiring team members as needed to complete the work.
  • Manage all aspects of project including scope, schedule, cost, risk, procurement, quality, resources, communications, and stakeholders.  
  • Interpret and transmit project/contract requirements, and subsequent changes, to functional groups following an integrated change management process.
  • Coordinate project communications ensuring team, customer, and all stakeholders are kept informed of status.
  • Maintain project databases, systems and procedures to ensure efficient handling and transmission of project correspondence and documentation between project team members.
  • Properly close project by archiving work in financial, scheduling, document management, and resource management systems/tools.
  • Perform final project quality assessment and report out.
  • Identify and communicate opportunities for improvement, lessons, and risk avoidance for future work.
  • Utilize interpersonal skills to cultivate positive relationships with team, customer, and other stakeholders (e.g. internal management) to facilitate successful project completion as well as identify opportunities for additional business growth.
  • Identify, assess, and implement improvement opportunities which will add value.

 

Who You Are:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree. Applicable disciplines are Project Management, Engineering, Business, Construction Management or related technical discipline.
  • 6 years project management experience or combination of 6 years project management experience and a technical role in nuclear or construction industry.

 

 

Why Westinghouse?

 

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

 

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

 

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

 

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